Another year has ended and another hopeful group of fashion graduates venture into the ‘real world’, optimistic about forging their path in the fashion industry. We catch these bright young things fresh from their final year parade and find out what they have in store for the future…
MEET: Isobel Campbell, QUT
Label name: W.E.T by Isobel Campbell
Collection Name: Acid Drop
Collection inspiration: Neoprene experimentation, marine life and fashionable water sportswear.
What was your favourite part of putting together your final year collection? Seeing the finished product walk down the runway and the feeling of achievement.
So you’ve finished uni… what now? I’m moving to Sydney in 2013 and currently looking for a design assistant job in swim/surf/sports wear.
What is your dream fashion job? Running my own successful wet-fashion label
What do you think your biggest challenge will be now? Getting my first job, the industry is very competitive to enter.
How do you think living in Brisbane will influence your next career steps? Growing up in Queensland is what inspired my fascination with wet-fashion and what will drive me to create amazing swim and surf wear.
How do you think technology is starting to influence the fashion industry? The industry is moving faster and faster because technology makes us more efficient. Good or bad… that is for you to decide.
Where is your favourite place in Brisbane to eat/drink/shop? Eat Montrachet . Drink The End. Shop garage sales.
Contact Isobel: [email protected]